Thursday, 26 April 2018

Duke of Guise François de Lorraine (1520-1563), identified as one of the Three Kings: the only case for a non-ruling prince?


Detail of the wall paintings in the Hôtel de Guise chapel, by Primaticcio and Nicolò dell'Abate (1556-7); 17th c. copies (Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main).
Eric Durot, François de Lorraine, duc de Guise entre Dieu et le Roi (Paris: Classiques Garnier), 2012.